Inter-Faith Dialogue: Present-Day Issues And Methods
The course examines the question of loyalty to one's own religion and also the question of openness to other religions. The course examines a number of contemporary figures, such as the Dalai Lama, Julia Ching, Raimon Panikkar, Diana Eck and Elaine MacInnes, who have contributed to interfaith dialogue. It draws implications from their experiences for approaches to interfaith encouter. The course aims to enable the student to formulate attitudes appropriate to interfaith encounter. (S) (lec 3) cr 3. Students may not retain credit for both RLST 3397 and RLST 3395.